GBEMS after-school is a SPLASH

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built from kits. Painting their houses are, from left: Jacob Taylor, Trenton Gray, Hayden Meeks, Destiny Meeks and Shan Snelson.    S. Stewart photo

Students at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School participate in different projects during the after-school SPLASH program. Last week, students completed butterfly houses they built from kits. Painting their houses are, from left: Jacob Taylor, Trenton Gray, Hayden Meeks, Destiny Meeks and Shan Snelson. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 5 days ago
Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton's gazebo in preparation for the upcoming Great Greenbrier River Race. Assem, Sanchez, Swanson and the rest of their group traveled 14 hours from central Massachusetts to work in Pocahontas County for a week. C. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Massachusetts teens help ‘Make Marlinton Shine’

Jamal Sanchez, Lindsay Assem, Brad Swanson, and Pocahontas County Young Life Staff Associate David Moore spent their morning painting Marlinton’s gazebo in preparation for the upcoming Great Greenbrier River More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Commission focuses on Cass

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was an early night for the April 19 Pocahontas County Commission meeting as the commission turned their attention to Cass. East Cass Community Park has been a topic of conversation since More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

New school year may see changes in preschool program

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer For years, North Central Community Action has partnered with the Pocahontas County Board of Education to provide HeadStart Services to preschool students. At the BOE meeting Monday night, More...

ALISON GRIBBLE, ONE of several
presenters at the Wild Edibles Festival,
gives a demonstration on fermentation.
C. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Friendly fermentation

ALISON GRIBBLE, ONE of several presenters at the Wild Edibles Festival, gives a demonstration on fermentation. C. D. Moore photo Cailey Moore Staff Writer For years, the Wild Edibles Festival has been tickling More...

IF YOU HAD asked Alison Flegel when she was a sophomore at Pocahontas County
High School what her future in pottery might look like, it would have been a far cry
from the pieces she produces today. Flegel wants her pottery to be used, so each piece
is thrown with a purpose of functionality in mind. The bowls, plates and vases shown
here are just a few of the many functional pots available at the Green Bank Gallery.
C. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Artist Spotlight: decorative, but functional local wares

IF YOU HAD asked Alison Flegel when she was a sophomore at Pocahontas County High School what her future in pottery might look like, it would have been a far cry from the pieces she produces today. Flegel wants More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

School calendar approved

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After reviewing survey results and holding two public meetings, the Pocahontas County Board of Education has approved the 2016-2017 school calendar. At the public meetings, held March More...